Improving the consideration of FGM in Belgium

In the context of the upcoming Belgian Federal elections on 26 May 2019, GAMS Belgium has published an advocacy note for an improved policy for taking female genital mutilation into account. According to the latest estimates (2016), more than 17,000 women living in Belgium are affected by female genital mutilation (FGM) and more than 8,000 girls are at risk. These girls and women need effective protection and quality multidisciplinary care. Prevention and care The resources allocated to preventing and tackling FGM in Belgium, even more in Flanders, are insufficient. ...

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Preventing Female Genital Mutilation in hard to reach communities

GAMS Belgium and The End FGM European Network would like to invite you to the European Conference on the topic “Preventing FGM in hard to reach communities”

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Information session: Health and traditions

Join the next information session over health and traditions. Date : Monday 5th of Novembre 2018 Time: 10.00 – 12.00 Place : DE SLOEP vzw – Bevelandstraat 26, 9000 Gent.   Translation into different languages is possible on demand.

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CoP-FGM: What kind of support for affected women?

Help us create a mapping on the psychological, sexual and social care of female genital mutilation

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A pact for education: Sponsor a young girl living in Vélingara (Senegal)

GAMS Belgium npo launches a project in Senegal and needs your support!

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Legalize female genital cutting as a medical practice?

Read Fabienne Richard's reaction to the wish of American gynecologist to legalize "mild" genital mutilation... (only in French)

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